Last month, I wrote about how I was trying to "get it together". I had planned on doing a monthly update on how it was going, to motivate myself even more, but I'm a few days late on my update. Oh well... another thing to work on...
1. Get out of bed at decent time
This one is still really hard! I went to the Dr. to discuss my constant fatigue and desire to sleep. Still waiting for test results, but at least I've taken that step. I've also started setting 5 different alarms on my phone. Desperate times...
2. Cleaning schedule
My weekly schedule, that I posted last month, has really been helping me! I don't always stick to it due to activities and whatnot, and it will have to be tweaked some, but all in all I'd say this one is successful so far.
3. Drink less caffeine
This one, however, is not as successful! I have cut out Coke most days. I was drinking 4 or 5 a day! Now, I may have 1 or 2 a week. BUT, I drink sweet tea constantly. Not a big improvement.
4. Keep Emma on schedule
I've been doing a lot better on Emma's schedule. She almost always goes down for her nap at 2 and bath time & bedtime routines are firmly in place. I have to master #1 on my list in order for her schedule to be perfect!
5. Meal planning
Haven't missed a week yet! Sticking to what I've planned on those days, however....
6. Eat healthier
Nope, haven't even attempted this...
7. Work out
So I've worked out twice in the past month. That's an improvement over zero, right? With the weather being nice, I'm planning on walking outside though!
8. Keep on budget
Hmmm. I hesitate to admit this. Clinton, skip to the next one, ok?.... My grocery budgeting is going awesome! I saved $55 last week using coupons & my Kroger card! But I spend money on crazy stuff! I bought some rollers for my hair. I RARELY fix my hair! That kind of nonsense needs to stop!
9. Teaching Emma
I am so proud of this one! Em & I have learning time mostly every day. She loves playing games on the computer! (OK, I'm going to brag on her a little here, so turn away if it's too much) She knows how to count to 16, "some" of her letters (not a lot), all of the colors (normal ones anyway), and most of the shapes! I've, also, enrolled her (us) in this program called Parents as Teachers through the county. We get weekly visits where they work with her on things. Last week, we worked on sorting and differentiating between big/little things. She's doing really great at that, too!
10. Take pride in how I look
I've made some good strides on this one, too. Bought some new clothes (see budgeting) and jewelry (see budgeting), and got my hair done (see budgeting) and bought some curlers (LOL!). Actually as I type this, my hair is fixed and I have a full face of make-up on. So GO me!
As you can tell, I've got some work to do, but whoever said that resolutions have to be accomplished by February, right?